martes, 12 de abril de 2011

The Evolution of the Human Head

Book: The Evolution of the Human Head
Daniel E. Lieberman (Author)
Hardcover: 768 pages
Publisher: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press; 1 edition (January 3, 2011)

In one sense, human heads function much like those of other mammals. We use them to chew, smell, swallow, think, hear, and so on. But, in other respects, the human head is quite unusual. Unlike other animals, even our great ape cousins, our heads are short and wide, very big brained, snoutless, largely furless, and perched on a short, nearly vertical neck. Daniel E. Lieberman sets out to explain how the human head works, and why our heads evolved in this peculiarly human way...

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